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Lectures

Here is the current programme of lectures.  Click on the title to read more and see links associated with the lecture.

Use the Calendar bar below to look at past programmes by selecting a specific date.  Select Today to return to the view of the current programme.

We welcome guests but hosts should always contact the Hall Organiser to check there is sufficient room.

Our lectures are usually held at St Peter’s Hall, Limpsfield at 2:30 pm and 8pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Tea and coffee are served for 30 minutes from 4.00pm and 7:15pm

To read reviews on past events please click here

Feb 28 all-day
Votes for Women! Art and the Suffragettes @ St Peters Hall | Limpsfield | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
In 2018 it’ll be 100 years since the passing of the Representation of the People Act 1918. To mark the centenary of women first getting the vote after decades of struggle, this NADFAS lecture will[...]
Mar 28 all-day
The Art and Architecture of Travel @ St Peter's Hall | Limpsfield | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
The infrastructure of travel has provided many artistic treasures. Leading figures in architecture were employed to build railway stations, shipping offices and hotels, whilst artists provided posters, souvenir images and other ephemera. This lecture examines[...]
Basingstoke & Its Contribution to World Culture @ St Peter's hall | Limpsfield | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
One of the most derided towns in England, renowned for its dullness, Basingstoke is distinguished only by its numerous roundabouts and absurd Modernist architecture. Rupert explains that the post-war planners, who inflicted such features as[...]
Sacred Art of Burma @ St Peter's Hall
May 30 all-day
Sacred Art of Burma @ St Peter's Hall | Limpsfield | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
The temples, iconography, sculptures, textiles, dance performances, literature, landscapes and people of Burma are infused with the spirit of Buddhism. This gentle philosophy, preaching peace and serenity, has inspired some of the greatest art and[...]
Jun 27 all-day
Lee Miller: Witnessing Women at War  @ St Peters Hall | Limpsfield | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
For Lee Miller, a woman at war was any woman caught up in World War 2. She shot faultless images for Vogue’s haute couture in London’s bombed out streets. She documented the magnificent work of[...]